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Rivaldino Santos





Meet Rivaldino Santos, a native of Cape Verde, the island chain located off the West Coast of Africa.

Rivaldino aka Riva has been modelling since the beginning of 2014 and recently caught the attention of people around the world after landing the Alexander Wang x H&M campaign.

When not in front of the camera or travelling between Europe and the US, Riva can be found practising his Taekwondo, surfing or capoeira.

Q&A
Age: 28
Full Name: Rivaldino Jorge Duarte Santos
Birthplace: Cape Verde
Ethnic Origin: African
Nickname: Riva
What’s your best feature: My eyes
Your favorite fragrance: Hugo Boss
What’s been your most lavish purchase?: A fancy pair of shoes
Hobbies: Taekwondo, surfing, capoeira, playing pool
What was the last movie you watched?: Avatar
What was the last track you listened to on your iPod?: Formidable by Stromae
Do you have any Guilty Pleasures?: Chocolate
What is your dream place to visit?: The Caribbean islands
If you were not modeling, what would you be doing?: Giving Taekwondo lessons
If you got to relive one day in your modeling career it would be…: Shooting the H&M campaign
If you could be on the cover of any magazine, it would be: Vogue
What’s the funniest thing that has happened to you on a shoot?: Having a photographer laugh at me on my first photoshoot as I was clueless about what to do!
What was the last thing to make you cry?: The loss of a friend
What’s your favorite fashion city and why?: Paris because it’s full of life and very busy
One word to describe yourself: Strong
Instagram handle: @rivaldinosantos

Stats
Height: 6’0.5″ | 184cm
Chest: 38″ | 97cm
Waist: 29.5″ | 75cm
Shoes: 10.5 UK | 45 EU
Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown

Agencies
LONDON: ELITE MODEL
NEW YORK: REQUEST MODEL MANAGEMENT
PARIS: ANGELS & DEMONS
MILAN: NO LOGO MANAGEMENT




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